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Nov 27, 2012 2:00pm EST
named for a queen is now considered wall street south. we are talking charlotte, north carolina, home of nascar and one of the most spectacular skylines in the south. it's a city that's exposed in a big way to housing. the crash crushed bank of america but a bailout and a housing recovery have helped its shares. lowe's has been on a high, too, stock up about ten bucks in a year. spx, carlyle companies, family dollar and sonic auto also standouts. over the past 12 months, charlotte area stocks up an average of 22% making it the second best city in america for stocks since last november. >> you're watching a special edition of street since live from the naz naz car hall of fame in charlotte, north carolina. here now is brian sullivan. >> all right, welcome, everybody, to charlotte and the nascar hall of fame. i tell you what out of the "street signs" team, i certainly have the better end of this gig today and i am in my element. we are at the spectacular nascar hall of fame in downtown charlotte, north carolina. as you say from the top, folks, charlotte can lay claim to having the secon
Nov 6, 2012 4:30am PST
in america and i started this dance when i was 18. i was not a baby e. both charlotte and an drea did as well. charlotte at 15 years and joe airna and i 15 years. that's how we got in this program. we practiced very hard. very, very hard we practiced everyday and we have been been in india practicing 8 times where our teacher is from. yes. >> yes. >> well there are similarities all of southeast asia. we performed in bali with a group. it's a story from the [inaudible] and so the indian epiics actually the indian epiics for very common in cambodia and bali and thailand and there is a different aesthetic. all southeast asia and asia there are a lot of similarities. >> he is a male entity. he is not -- are you referring to the story? >> it's interesting you should say that. a unique indian concept is one of half male, half female. and that is -- unlike some dances the solo dancer portrays all of the parts in the story. you can portray a feminine aspect and then masculine aspect with the bow and arrow. the male has to portray feminine and the female has to portray masculine. there is a very f
Nov 24, 2012 5:30pm PST
. this family of five organized the charlotte branch of the national group kids against hunger. >> like this, and open the bag. >> reporter: where volunteers of all ages pack meals for the hungry. >> just like feels really good because i know that they're going to get a meal tonight. >> reporter: 16-year-old alec does his part, so does older brother jeffrey. >> it's surprising especially since i never thought it would have been like this. >> reporter: their 14-year-old sister abbey tallies the results. >> a lot of kids lives have been saved from the food that we've packed. >> reporter: six meals per bag, mixture including rice and soy, paid for by donations from schools, churches and local businesses. >> we started off thinking we'd do one a month and we have a whole slate of different packing events coming up, sort of gets addictive to want to do it. >> reporter: about 10% of the meals stay in charlotte. the rest are shipped elsewhere, to places like haiti and central america. the yeough family partnered with an international relief agency, to spend many of the meals to children in nicaragu
Nov 16, 2012 5:30am EST
of charlotte, north carolina and charlotte-douglas international airport... should have stopped the teen from getting onto he plane. tisdale ran away from his father's home in northh carooina.his family believes home in balttmore. 3&the officiaa numbers re out this year's altimoreegrand prix... and it's a not- finish.the report shhws attendance this year was down &pby 30-thousand... and the rac aren't surprised by the y they &ppumbers... given the short time they had to put the event togetter. 4924 it's like tte ravens in only ran thrre pages, thrre - yards, kick a field goal , we wanted tt win tte game. this year we can expand the playbook 37 race organizers &phope to increase attendance.. by lowering ticket prices for starttselling tickets next - month... in hopes of taking advantage of the holidaa shoppinggseason. occupy waal street protesters could have a revolutionary idea... tt elp peoppe whh are buried under student loan debt. debt.a ssb-group called pstrike debt"... wants to anonymouslly pay off other lenders often try to sell it group's website says they've raised more than 2
Nov 11, 2012 6:00pm EST
setting. in "the man in full," you chose -- [inaudible] and then for "i am charlotte simms," you wrote about college sports at a fictional college. many believe it was duke, especially since your daughter attended duke, graduated from duke. my question is, and i think what all of us want to know, is why miami? how did you come to choose it as a backdrop, and what surprised you the most about miami? >> my first purpose was to write a book on immigration. this is when i was still working on my last book, and people would say what are you going to work on next? and i'd say, well, i'm going to do something on immigration. and always the same response, oh, that's really interesting. and they -- [laughter] they'd go to sleep standing up like a horse, you know? [laughter] but i thought it was a really great subject. i wasn't interested in how people get in, but what they do once they're here because i didn't know. my first choice was the vietnamese in california who are there in huge numbers. they've now migrated from los angeles up towards san francisco, just like in miami in a way, there's
Nov 4, 2012 1:30am PDT
has with respect to logistics. this is what makes us so happy, charlotte, to be in our great city. i know you wake up saying we're so lunge to be in san francisco. thanking george again for his leadership. it's an honor to host this. anita and i are so lucky to be in this city and be the mayor of the city. the intelligence and the fortitude to have everybody working together and advance on the celebration and preparedness and to celebrate the humanitarian assistance that our forces have. and with that, if i may, i would like to welcome up someone who had the distinguished career in the united states navy, and also has welcomed me aboard the u.s.s. macon a couple times this week, but also i want to single out my interests in his past, not only has he had so much leadership in the u.s. navy, but i note for you this man has had practice of landing on our aircraft carrier some 1067 times. admiral beman, please come forward. >> we didn't get a chance to do this last evening. the mayor has as busy a schedule as anyone in the crowd as all of us collectively. i would like to take the opportu
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
to people. my name is carlotta but my real name was charlotte and they called me carlotica, little charlotte. he moved to new york city in 1948, where benny goodman hire him and he became very famous in new york at the time and he died in new york in 2001. one of the pieces of my ticket to ride is how many cubans of irish ancestry are there. because this connected to my family, that's why i wanted to read it to you. in the 40's, my father moved to new york in search of his destiny. he learned to make brillantine in red, blue and golden colors to give a beautiful sheen to the hair. in his spare time, when he could break free from his alchemist's captive vit, he would go listen to cuban music at the park plaza hotel in manhattan. those were happy times and years later became a happy tomic with me, convinced early on that my father inhabited a magic world. a few years ago, while listening to a recording of cuban blues by chico, i remembered in new york in those stories of the 40's that chico and my father met at club cuba in manhattan and again in havana in the mid-50's. the sessions of chico's
Nov 2, 2012 7:00pm PDT
. the city chief of protocol charlotte schultz, and her husband former secretary of state george schultz. former mayor willie brown. [cheers and applause] and former mayor frank jordan. we want to acknowledge the husband of united states senator and former mayor dianne feinstein, mr. richard bloom. the wife of former mayor gina mos coney and the wife of former mayor joe alliteo, catherine. the sister of former mayor george christopher. the board board and the rest of the city family who has made this event possible. we are also honored to be joined by several giants dignitaries. president and ceo larry baer and his wife sam. [cheers and applause] . giants vice president and general manager brian saibian and his wife amanda. [cheers and applause] the wife of the skipper mrs. kim bochy. and let us now welcome distinguished members of the giants ownership group, charles johnson, david jenkins, trina and rob veen, tory and steven humphrey and allen baer. and we also joined by past giants owners. please welcome the family jamie and kim rupert and peter stoneum. also here with us toda
Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm EST
. the wizards got off to -- are struggling again. they are a favorite tonight in charlotte against the bobcats. they may have some problems with the rookie sensation. they should be favored, and they are. has been the bobcats five straight times. the wizards average only 88 points a game. that is 29th in the league. >> are we ready? think we are. we talk confidence. we have to tell confidence as a group. -- talk confidence as a group. you have to execute. >> positive attitude. the redskins are an early favorite over the philadelphia at fedex field. ise shanahan says every game like a playoff situation. >> you have to get ready for of the season.f he'll have to play your best football. we had some opportunities in the first half. now you have to play your best t.d you have to play i kansas cityler night. he was drilled, he may be out for a while. g ben injured his throwing shoulder and his red. -- his rib. sternum, that the good.ot sound be held for a while. do you miss hockey? was military appreciation night. look at these guys. pensacola, mississippi. unbelievable. these two guys really went
Nov 17, 2012 4:00am PST
. charlotte, miami, could be problematic there, as far as rainfall. i'll leave you a look at the holiday travel on the roads. i-95 looking dry. but the center of the nation, looking pretty good overall. >> this weather report has been brought to you by las vegas. i should say before all of the people in michigan get upset with me, that's really my home, i'm a lion at heart. >> okay. dually noted. >>> coming up here on "gma," the nascar challenge. what happens when you put four anchors behind the wheels of the vehicles. our coaches, some of the biggest names in the sport. >>> and rihanna goes first class. it's diamonds in the sky for all of the passengers aboard her private plane. introducing american colors... fine quality, handcrafted furniture and accessories in many colors and styles. with free interior design service and free local delivery. visit a design center today. but kissing is at an all-time high! i want answers! oh. right. kay. [ female announcer ] introducing shades of wonder, with rare, natural color australian diamonds. right. ♪ every kiss begins with kay ♪ in everyth
Nov 4, 2012 7:00pm PST
hard for. to find out how, visit charlotte liked the stars better than probably anything, even the cool, sophisticated billy pierce. but one day, charlotte's stars vanished. what feats of incredible power could bring them back to her? suddenly, a gift appeared -- the 30 billion stars she so missed. happy holidays, charlotte. i'm billy pierce, and i gave charlotte back the stars. ultrabook, inspired by intel. with intel core processors. ♪ with intel core processors. one is for a clean, wedomestic energy future that puts us in control. our abundant natural gas is already saving us money, producing cleaner electricity, putting us to work here in america and supporting wind and solar. though all energy development comes with some risk, we're committed to safely and responsibly producing natural gas. it's not a dream. america's natural gas... putting us in control of our energy future, now. it's nice to have the experience and commitment to go along with you. aarp medicare supplement insurance plans, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. keep dreaming. keep
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